Nov 27, 2012 10:00pm PST
) connect with the young turks with cenk uygur. >> it's go time. >> cenk: paul ryan -- paul wyrick is one of the ideological parties. back in 1980, he gave a speech about how they don't want more people voting. look at this amazing admission. >> thy want -- they want everybody to vote. i don't want everybody to vote. elections are not won by a majority of people. they never have been from the beginning of our country and they are not now. as a matter of fact, our leverage in the elections quite candidly goes up as the voting populous goes down. >> cenk: what happened over the last couple of years? all of the voter i.d. laws trying to kill early voting in different states including in florida and now really interesting admissions by republicans in florida. including the former florida party chair mr. greer. jim greer says "the republican party, the strategists consultants, they firmly believe that early voting is bad for republican party candidates. it's done for one reason. and one reason only. we've got to cut down on early voting because early voting is not good for us." nothing to do with
Nov 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
not pull this thing out so they've sharpened their elbows for each other. first, paul ryan's people putting out an article about hey, even if they lose, paul ryan's got a lot of possibilities! in fact, a quote from the governor of ohio, john kasich, and he referred to governor ryan... and they talked about how ryan might run in 2016, even if they lose. there is a lot of "if they loses" on there. so it appears ryan miff thrown romney in the ring. hold on! i'm just going to climb on top of here and see! in other words don't worry about romney, even if we lose, i've got in thing covered. apparently the romney people didn't like that so much. they leak an article to political about, you know what? ryan wasn't even our first pick, we were thinking of going with chris christie. here's a quote from that article, "the strong internal number for christie and romney's initial instinct to pick him reflects how conflicted the nominee remained about choosing a runningmate till the end of the process." in other words, ryan get in the middle of the ring and see how that works for ya. oh yeah! you'
Nov 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
the polls is insanity. this is another quote from the article. running mate paul ryan seemed genuinely shocked. ryan's wife jana also was shaken and cried softly. shocked? do they live in a bubble? do they live in an alternate reality where they are right all the time, and they're not attached to actual reality? >> they had the model of the electorate where independents would come their way. and there was a base election. everything they bought into, they didn't see it on election day. also people were not satisfied with president obama backers. even those who were not thrilled for the last four years they came out for the president. >> you followed the campaign. were you surprised? >> i expected it to be closer in the electorate college, but it was a close race. >> cenk: congressman cohen i see politician who is want to win and have overconfidence, but have you seen anything of this magnitude where someone is clearly down in the polls going in and then literally--one adviser said he was shellshocked that he lost. >> that's hard to fathom, but it does show that they live in a bubble. t